Putting the Existential Threat of Climate Change Front and Center

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Firefighters stare into a fire.

Editor’s Note: & nbspEvery week we publish an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column on WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column Here.

When President Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden meet next week in the debate stage, there will almost certainly be many more wildfires raging on the west coast. Moderator Chris Wallace should ask the candidates about climate change, an issue to which they belong strongly divided.

Biden believes that climate change is a “existential threat“That requires immediate, far-reaching action – what scientists around the world have been saying for decades. Given the recent of Trump Notes to California officialsWe shouldn’t expect much science from his government – more of Trump’s Earth promises temperatures will magically rise. “start getting cooler you just watch. ”

In good news is the eerie orange sky over San Francisco Return to blueand firefighters are Make progress against some of the most significant forest fires. What matters is not that the bigger problem goes away.

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